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Radical activist citizen journalism. A weekly radio programme on RTRFM (92.1FM), a community radio station based in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. We bring an independent perspective to the analysis of news and issues and provide a forum for activists, campaigners, academics, advocates and workers denied a voice by the mainstream media. Covering indigenous issues, post-capitalist/anti-capitalist analysis, refugee rights, antifa and all the important environmental, economic and ...
 
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Following the Congress-led coup against leftist President Pedro Castillo in early December, a huge protest movement has erupted in Peru, calling for the resignation of Castillo’s replacement, his own Vice-President Dina Boluarte, and a new round of elections. Alex Whisson had the opportunity to speak to Sydney-based Peruvian community organiser, Le…
 
After two years of occupying a village in Lutzerath, Germany, tens of thousands of climate activists have faced off against the full force of the German state, resulting in hundreds of arrests. Indymedia's Raymond Grenfell speaks to Luka Scott, a spokesperson for Ende Gelaende, a grassroots environmental organisation that has been campaigning again…
 
Queer Youth Event, Glitter Nova, was cancelled last Thursday after safety threats from a Neo Nazi group.The event, which was organised by @stronningtonyouthservices and the council will be postponed to another date; however, was canceling the right option?While the event was cancelled, 200+ showed up in solidarity, including Drag performers and com…
 
Murrawah Johnson from Youth Verdict spoke to Indymedia about their landmark win in the Queensland Land court. The case, which ruled in favour of rejecting Waratah Coal / Clive Palmers coal mine, is an amazing step forward for not only preservation of environment and country, but for First Nations connection to it. Murrawah explains how they won, an…
 
Clinton Fernandes is an author, a former intelligence officer on the Indonesia desk for the Australian Army, and currently a Professor of International and Political Studies at UNSW Canberra. He spoke to Alex Whisson to discuss his latest book, Sub-Imperial Power: Australia in the International Arena, published by Melbourne University Press.…
 
On Friday 25th November, after many twists and turns in a fiercely fought campaign for better wages and conditions, Western Australian nurses went out on strike. It was the first strike by Western Australian nurses since 1998, one held, remarkably, in defiance of an Industrial Relations Commission order, the same industrial umpire, so-called, which…
 
While in Australia for the International Trade Union Confederation World Congress, currently being held in Melbourne, Deputy Chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine, Nataliya Levytska, spoke to Alex Whisson about the immense difficulties of carrying on her work in conditions of war and privation.…
 
The State Government is considering potential future land use and zoning opportunities for the western section of the land corridor originally reserved for the Roe Highway extension proposal. The East- West corridor which runs from the Beeliar wetlands to Clontarf hill is a deeply loved and an environmentally essential path for not only our wildlif…
 
The DPLH are currently conducting a study to explore potential land uses for the Cockburn Wildlife corridor - originally reserved for the Roe 8/9 Highway.The corridor crosses 7 distinct ecological zones, including wetlands,paperbark forests and banksia woodlands as well as 3 dune systems.This environment not only houses hundreds of reptiles and sma…
 
While news of Georgia Meloni's neo-fascist party, Brothers Of Italy, rising to power in Italy has caused much concern for people of conscience everywhere, there are also signs of hope from the Mediterranean Basin.The GKN Factory Collective, an organisation born from a workers struggle and general strike in florence and occupation of the Campi Bisen…
 
Candidate for the Northern Metro region of the upper house in the upcoming Victorian State elections, Jerome Small, spoke to Alex Whisson about plasterboard giant Knauf's lockout of workers, the prospects for a revival of working class struggle, and the challenges of standing as a socialist for parliament.…
 
Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest since last week saw the tragic death in custody of 22-year old Mahsa Amini, who was apprehended in Tehran, beaten and later taken to a re-education centre for women.Sahar Gholizadeh, Iranian Australian community planner, political and human rights activist and demonstration organiser speaks…
 
Amid a nauseating period of what seems like mandatory mourning, not to mention sycophantic praise for Queen Elizabeth II, lawyer, social commentator, activist and author, David Renton, joins Alex Whisson to discuss the future of British society. What next for a country reeling from crisis to crisis on multiple fronts, from record high inflation, a …
 
Staff at Sydney University have very much been leading the charge in recent times in the campaign for better wages and conditions in the higher education sector. On the back of several days of strike action that have taken place since May, workers there have voted for another 48-hour strike later this semester. Alex Whisson spoke to National Tertia…
 
Sarah Newbold - a senior counsellor from Perth Holistic Counselling, speaks to Indymedia regarding the current lack of financial and mental health support available when seeking an abortion. During our interview, Sarah outlines what she as a senior counsellor to be the most alarming and how both financial support and physical access to these servic…
 
Indymedia's Jessie Noakes reports from the historic Save Our Songlines demonstration on the Burrup Peninsula where traditional owners and their supporters gathered to oppose the expansion of industry on sacred Murujuga country. Jessie spoke to Mardudhunera woman Josie Alec and Ngarlama Yindjibarndi man Patrick Churnside. We also hear from Mardudhun…
 
According to UNICEF, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, at least 13 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli forces so far this year. Dozens more Palestinian civilians have also been killed, including the revered Al Jazeera journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh. Yet you won't see blazing headlines in the Western press about…
 
Working class people in this country are currently facing the worst cost of living crisis for a generation. With inflation higher than it's been in decades, and an energy crisis in the eastern states seeing electricity prices skyrocketing, it's difficult enough for those of us employed to make ends meet. Spare a thought then for the unemployed and …
 
May 15th marked 74 years since the Nakba, Arabic for the catastrophe, the day mourned, and remembered in defiance, by Palestinians the world over. It was on that day in 1948, in fact technically the day before on the Israeli calendar, that the Zionist state's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, declared victory over the Palestinian people, havi…
 
Are you nauseated by this election campaign? Does the corporate media's banal coverage of it, replete with ridiculous 'gotcha' moments, and sports-like commentary on who is winning and losing, make you feel physically ill? Rest assured, you are not alone. In fact, it may well be you're in the majority. Indymedia's Alex Whisson had the opportunity t…
 
Knee jerk border closures without an examination of the evidence, the spreading of fear & panic, and abject indifference, at best, to the suffering of poorly vaccinated populations in the global South. Familiar aspects of the Australian government’s COVID-19 political playbook that we’ve grown used to almost two years into the pandemic, this time i…
 
Street protests in Colombia began some two months ago on the basis of widespread opposition to regressive tax changes proposed by the government of Ivan Duque. Duque was forced to withdraw those proposals within a matter of days, but the protests continued.To discuss the question of why those protests morphed into a more generalised anti-government…
 
We speak to researcher and author Iain McIntyre about his book Environmental Blockades: Obstructive Direct Action and the History of The Environmental Movement. A new book that chronicles early environmental blockades in Australia, the USA and Canada.You can read and listen to some of the interviews that contributed to the book at www.commonslibrar…
 
Yet again the world reels in horror at another Israeli assault on the people of Gaza, yet again the governments of the world, including the Australian government, give their imprimatur to the slaughter. Dr Ramzy Baroud is a Palestinian-American author, journalist, and editor of The Palestine Chronicle. He spoke to Alex Whisson from his home in Seat…
 
The 1946 Pilbara strike of Aboriginal pastoral workers is one of the most significant episodes in both the history of the Australian labour movement, as well as the history of the Aboriginal self-determination movement. On the 75th anniversary, Alex Whisson spoke to Paul Roberts, writer and producer of How the West Was Lost, the 1987 documentary wh…
 
Chris Breen is a long time activist with the Refugee Action Collective in Melbourne. Organising a protest last April in solidarity with refugees detained at the Mantra Hotel, he found himself subject to arrest for incitement, a rarely used charge with a potentially chilling effect on the right to protest.…
 
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